Thursday, August 10, 2017

"+/-1791 (monument to the haitian revolution 1791)"

Mixed media installation produced by Sharjah Art Foundation for the Sharjah Biennale 2017
Images courtesy the artist and Sharjah Art Foundation

Mud/dung bricks; 3 types of locally sourced clay - white, black, red, white ; sea water; red soil, grey soil, yellow soil, black soil; soil from Morrocco, Madagascar, Cairo, Cape Town; herbs: bushes of sage as well as healing herbs; cowrie shells, crystals, one morrocan wooden ladle; 18 carat gold leaf; blue string; red fabric; gasoline; glass jars; plastic bottles; charcoal, plastic buckets, wooden poles

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